Parody of the Muken no Kane Scene in the Play Hiragana Seisuiki: Woman Standing on a Veranda outside a Room with a Party

見立平仮名盛衰記 (縁先美人)

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #225; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #431, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 122

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 20.9 cm (11 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4529

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

March 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection